On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, French concert pianist, born in Lyon, France
  • LeRoi Moore, American saxophonist (Dave Matthews Band), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy, Dutch lawyer and Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1940-45), dies at 76
1961 Highlights

About September 7, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo